Saudi Arabian Airlines suspends U.S. flights due to volcanic ash

May 10, 2010

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAA) has suspended all flights to and from its destinations in the United States due to the Icelandic volcano ash spewing across the air routes between the Middle East and the U.S. Airline officials do not have clear and definite information regarding when these flights will resume. SAA Assistant Director General Abdullah bin Mishbib Alajhar said that the decision was made in order to preserve the safety of passengers.